Today, Audi is one of the best automobile manufacturers in the world has two divisions, namely Audi e-Tron and Audi India. Additionally, the company has six subsidiaries and a yearly output of 1,741,100 vehicles.
- Audi is one of the three best luxury automobile manufacturers in the world, BMW and Mercedes being the other two (both of which are German as well).
- In Latin, the name Audi means ‘Hear’ and the German word for hear is ‘Horch’ which was Audi’s founder’s name, August Horch.
- In 1938, Audi introduced a racecar called the Auto Union Type C, which went over a top speed of 268 mph.
- As an important safety check, every Audi R8 produced by the company is run through an x-ray machine.